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Tomatoes
Vegetables

How to Encourage Tomatoes to Mature

Tomatoes take some time to be ripe. We all know this, and we’ve all been in a situation to buy tomatoes that were still too firm. A tomato can be red on the outside but it doesn’t mean that it’s…

Heirlooms
Vegetables

Understanding Heirlooms

The world “heirloom” is often mentioned in gardening, but people are unsure what it means. Some people are not really sure what is a heirloom and what is not. Since more and more people are looking for heirloom vegetables, since…

Cayenne Pepper
Vegetables

5 Pepper Varieties to Grow in Containers

There are many different types of peppers you might want to grow in your garden or even in container. The possibilities are endless: peppers are a rich bunch with many different and special varieties. Depending on your tastes and gardening…

Tomato Plants
Vegetables

Starting Tomatoes Part II

In this part, we explain how to grow tomatoes after transplanting and how to give them the best possible care. Part I discussed the way to start tomatoes from seeds. Usually, cell packs are used for this purpose. As tomatoes…

Tomato Seedlings
Vegetables

Starting Tomatoes Part I

The tomato is one of the most popular vegetables among homeowners. Many people choose to grow tomatoes in their garden or even in containers on their balcony or patio. Whatever your choice might be, some good tomato growing tips are…

Watermelon
Vegetables

How to Grow Watermelons, Part I

Nothing feels so good like eating a juicy watermelon during a summer day. It’s even better if your watermelons are homegrown. To be able to enjoy watermelons with your family the next summer, you may wish to learn how to…

Square Foot Gardening
Vegetables

Best Gardening Vegetables

One of the best things about vegetable gardening is to make a salad or another meal from your freshly-harvested vegetable you have pulled from the garden 5 minutes earlier. This is what makes gardening so much fun and rewarding. Freshly-picked…

Small Tomatoes
Vegetables

How to Deep Water Tomatoes

Watering plants is sometimes challenging, especially if your plants need to be deep watered. This is why many people opt for using drip irrigation to let the water soak in slowly. The problem is that while drip watering is a…

Cucumber
Vegetables

Planting and Growing Cucumbers

Cucumbers are tasty and you can use them in many different ways: to make salads or sandwiches, juices or even cucumber water. It’s not surprising many people want to grow cucumbers in their gardens or even their homes. The good…

Butternut Squashes
Vegetables

Harvesting, Curing and Storing Squash

Here are some tips for harvesting, handling, curing and storing squash so you can use them properly. Harvesting It’s best not to harvest squash until the vines die down or the stems are too dry or dead to be able…

Butternut Squash
Vegetables

Growing Squash in Your Garden

Squash is a very versatile plant with many popular varieties. It has a lot to offer: small types you can grow in the kitchen, vining varieties, summer and winter varieties, and more. These plants are not difficult to grow but…

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